ESPN The Magazine did a survey of Major League Baseball players about a variety of subjects, including the possibility of an openly gay player. 81% of players in this informal poll stated they thought that Major League Baseball was ready:
Do you agree or disagree with Joe Girardi that MLB is ready for an openly gay player?
NL All-Star: "We come in here and we're all trying to do the same thing. Who cares what a guy does in his own time?"
NL infielder: "Are there people who are going to give a guy a hard time? Yeah, but not too many. There will be a couple of jerks. But the majority of people are going to be like, 'So what?'"
The following infographic also comes from ESPN The Magazine, where you can read the full survey results.